December 20, 2011

Genzyme Reports Top-line Results for TENERE Study of Oral Teriflunomide in Relapsing Multiple Sclerosis

 

Genzyme Reports Top-line Results for TENERE Study of Oral Teriflunomide in Relapsing Multiple Sclerosis

Paris, France – December 20, 2011 – Sanofi (EURONEXT: SAN and NYSE: SNY) and its subsidiary Genzyme today reported top-line results from TENERE, a Phase III clinical trial comparing the effectiveness, safety and tolerability of once-daily oral teriflunomide to interferon beta-1a (Rebif®), an approved injectable therapy, in people with relapsing forms of multiple sclerosis (RMS). The TENERE trial, which included 324 patients, is the second completed study of five efficacy studies of teriflunomide in MS, making the clinical program one of the largest and broadest of any multiple sclerosis agent under development.